The Sun represents your inner personal purpose. It is also a source of energy and your primary drive. Confidence, creativity, individuality, strength, and self-motivation all come to you from the Sun. He represents loyalty, generosity, and nobleness. On the negative side the of the Sun is selfishness, egotism, pride, and irascibility. The other planets all revolve around the Sun, so this is logical. Through him we are able to define ourselves as individuals and step away from the crowd. He helps us to find our uniqueness and our own distinct identity. Of course the element of the Sun is fire, and it has a nature which takes after fire—heat and dryness govern it, and his temperament is choleric. He is in exaltation in Aries and rules the sign of Leo. The Sun is generally masculine and often represents the father and husband in astrology. Although the Sun is often thought to be most important In men’s charts, he still represents the father and husband of a woman and symbolizes a particular woman’s perfect man. He helps us to rise to the challenges we face. The Sun’s energy is powerful and forceful and he represents authority. As he brings light to us, he also brings us life. The Sun is the life force of nature and mankind and he is the source of youth, vitality, and health. He gives us our spirit.